Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

September 9, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

            Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Jeannie Demas. Chair

 

 

Introductions

Mr. Shea called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of September Agenda and August Minutes

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the September Agenda.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.   Mr. Love made a motion to approve the August minutes.  Mr. Mauch second. Motion carried.

 

Financial Report

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve A/P checks 12937-12959, Payroll checks 5172-5197, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried. 

 

September Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that September’s safety topic will be a video on Dealing with Problem Passengers.

 

Old Business

Audit Update

Ms. Seppie told the Board that the audit is complete and will be presented by the auditors at the October meeting.

 

 

 

Re-visit Coverage of Part-Time Employees’ portion of Wyoming Retirement

A motion was made by Mr. Mauch to postpone the discussion of the coverage for the part-time employees’ portion of Wyoming Retirement until the October meeting.  Mr. Love second.  Three ayes and one nay.  Motion carried.

 

New Business

Signature on City of Green River Funding Contract for FY2020

Ms. Owens told the Board that the City of Green River funded STAR $22,520, which was the total amount requested for FY2020.  Mr. Love made a motion to approve Mr. Shea’s signature on the contract.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

Board Comments

No Board Comments

 

Executive Session

An Executive session was called at 5:20 p.m. to discuss the Assistant Director Position and Salary Recommendations. 

 

Re-convene after Executive Session

The regular meeting resumed at 5:30 p.m.  At the prior Board meeting the Board approved a new Assitant Director position.  The Assistant Director position will be a temporary position until November, 2020.    A motion was made by Jim Love to have Mary Seppie as the Assistant Director starting in January 1, 2020 with a salary of $49,000,  2 weeks of vacation, 4 personal days, and 80 hours of sick leave. Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried.   

 

Adjournment

Mr. Shea adjourned the meeting at 5:35 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

 

           Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

August 12, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

            Jeannie Demas. Chair

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

Absent

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of August Agenda

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the August Agenda.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

Corrections to July Minutes and Approval of July Minutes

Ms. Owens told the Board that she and Ms. Seppie did not hear (on the tape) a second on the motion to nominate Ms. Demas as Board Chair at the July meeting.  Mr. Zanetti said he had seconded the motion at the meeting.  Ms. Owens said the minutes will be corrected to show Mr. Zanetti as the second.  Mr. Love made a motion to approve the July minutes with the correction.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.

 

Financial Report

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve A/P checks 12909-12936, Payroll checks 5146-5171, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Love second.  Motion carried. 

 

July Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that although we strongly discourage backing the buses, there are times when the drivers must do so.  August’s safety topic is how to back safely when necessary.

 

 

 

Old Business

Audit Update

Ms. Seppie told the Board that the auditors were on site for one day.  She is hoping they can complete the final draft by the September Board meeting. 

 

Retirement Cost Update

Ms. Owens gave the Board an update on the cost of retirement for the part-time employees.  She is estimating that the part-time employee portion of the retirement for a year will be between $9,000 and $10,000.

 

New Business

Wyo-STAR Investment Pool Earnings for 18/19

Ms. Owens informed the Board that STAR earned $5370.27 in interest on the money it invested in the Wyo-STAR investment pool account.

 

Office Rental Space

Ms. Owens told the Board that the office lease will need to be renewed next year.  She stated that she has been in contact with Garry McClean at the County to tour the current Road and Bridge building as a possible new location for STAR in the future.  She will keep the Board updated.

 

Board Comments

No Board Comments

 

Executive Session

An Executive session was called at 5:16 p.m.

 

Re-convene after Executive Session

The regular meeting resumed at 5:23 p.m. A motion was made by Steve Shea to create an Assistant Director position and for Ms. Owens to bring salary recommendations to the September Board meeting.  Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried.

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:24 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________